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Mary Bridget Davies Revives The Music Of Janis Joplin

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Bringing back the vocal stylings of Janis Joplin can't be easy, but Mary Bridget Davies takes the lead in "One Night with Janis Joplin" stopped by the studio today with the band to belt some Bobby McGee and announce the shows extenstion through April 21st.  Joined by Sabrina Elayne Carten, the ladies gave us a little piece of their heart, and you can see them for yourself at the Pasadena Playhouse Tuesdays- Sundays.

ONE NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, created, written and directed by Randy Johnson and starring Mary Bridget Davies, who gives an acclaimed performance as Janis Joplin, is a full-on concert experience and musical journey into the life and inspirations of one of rock 'n' roll's greatest legends. With a voice like whiskey and a laugh like pure joy, Janis Joplin took the music scene by storm. Simultaneously rough and vulnerable, Joplin was dubbed the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll, proving music wasn't just a man's world anymore.

The show, also shines a spotlight on the great African-American blues artists who influenced Janis' musical style and career, including Bessie Smith, Etta James and Aretha Franklin. This new musical event includes a live onstage band and features Joplin hits and classic songs such as "Piece of My Heart," "Mercedes Benz," "Me and Bobby McGee," "Ball and Chain" and "Summertime" - creating a compelling portrait of an artist through the words and music of one of America's greatest Rock 'n' Roll icons.

RELATED LINKS:

www.pasadenaplayhouse.org   or 626-921-1161

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